Clubs Program
BUILDING SISTERHOOD & MAKING AN IMPACT
Clubs for students to explore coding in a fun & friendly environment.
What's a Club?
Clubs are free programs for 3rd-5th and 6th-12th grade girls and non-binary students to join a sisterhood of supportive peers and role models using computer science to change the world. They can be held in-person or entirely online.
  • Grades 3-12
  • Beginner to Advanced
  • FREE
  • 1-2 hours per week
    During or after school, on weekends, or during the summer
  • Sisterhood
    Join a safe and supportive environment of peers and role models where girls learn to see themselves as computer scientists.
  • Code
    Learn the concepts of loops, variables, conditionals and functions that form the basis of all programming languages.
  • Impact
    Work in teams to complete a computer science impact project that solves a real-world problem in your community.
    • Grades 3-5
      Can be run entirely offline, with optional online components. Members read and discuss one of our best-selling books, and then complete creative challenges. Free curriculum and support provided.
    • Grades 6-12
      Desktop or laptop computers and reliable internet access are required for each student. Club members build coding skills and community as they create a computer science impact project. Free curriculum, meeting guides and tutorials, and Facilitator support.
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    See what our girls are creating
    Check out our Project Gallery to browse some of the work created in our Clubs, College Loops, and Summer Immersion Programs.
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    "I was given the opportunity to talk to women who have successful careers in the field. They made me understand that computer science isn’t just about 1’s and 0’s, it’s about combining your interests with technology to better the future."
    Myisha Kinberg, Alum
    We're looking for Facilitators!
    Help start a virtual or in-person Club in your community by becoming a Girls Who Code Facilitator. Facilitators are teachers, librarians, parents, and volunteers from any background or field. Many Facilitators have no technical experience and learn to code alongside their Club members.
    Apply to Start a Club
    Make sure you meet the following requirements.
    • I have space to host at a school, library, university or other non-profit.
    • I have 1-2 hours to host sessions each week.
    • I have access to tech.
      Required for 6th-12th grade Clubs, optional for 3rd-5th grade Clubs.
    • I pass the background check.
    • I am over 18 years old.
    Code at Home!

    In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, Girls Who Code is making free computer science activities available for download to anyone who wants to access them. We release activities every Monday — some online, some offline, of varying levels of difficulty. Each activity features a woman in tech who pioneered innovative technology.

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    Our Impact
    Girls Who Code is on a mission to close the gender gap in technology and to change the image of what a programmer looks like and does
    • 375,500
      Girls Reached
      We have clubs all over the United States, Canada, India, and the United Kingdom!
    • 50%
      HUGs
      Half of our girls served are from historically underrepresented groups.
    • 15X
      the U.S. average
      Our alumni major in computer science, or related fields, at a rate 15 times the U.S. average.
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